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Find Free Food In Hillsborough CountyLemontree is here to help you find the best food pantry near you. Food pantries and food banks are a great place to find groceries if you need some help. Many of these locations can help you find food as quickly as today. Whether it’s a church around the corner or a mobile food pantry, the places below should help. In addition, you should consider applying for SNAP (food stamps) if you don’t already get government assistance.
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    Food pantry (groceries)

    St. Chad's Episcopal

    15 minutes

    average wait time


    • Requirements

      • First come, first serve: open until food runs out
    • Offerings

      • Free Groceries
      • Offers bread, sweets and treats. Fresh produce upon availability, selections vary

    Schedule

    • Next Sunday

      Food pantry (groceries): 9:00 am

      • Offers bread, sweets and treats. Fresh produce upon availability, selections vary
      • First come, first serve: open until food runs out
    • Sun, June 2nd (in 2 weeks)

      Food pantry (groceries): 9:00 am

      • Offers bread, sweets and treats. Fresh produce upon availability, selections vary
      • First come, first serve: open until food runs out
    • Sun, June 9th (in 3 weeks)

      Food pantry (groceries): 9:00 am

      • Offers bread, sweets and treats. Fresh produce upon availability, selections vary
      • First come, first serve: open until food runs out
    • Food pantry (groceries): 9:00 am

      every week on Sunday

    Map of St. Chad's Episcopal

    Location

    5609 North Albany Avenue

    Tampa, FL 33603

    directions

    Contact

    (813) 351-0827

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    Food pantry (groceries)

    St. Vincent de Paul Tampa - St Lawrence

    8 minutes

    average wait time


    • Requirements

      • ID required
    • Offerings

      • Free Groceries
    • Info

      • Open to all
      • Client can visit: twice a month
      • Closed on major holidays

    Schedule

    • Next Sunday

      1:30 pm–3:30 pm

    • Sun, June 9th (in 3 weeks)

      1:30 pm–3:30 pm

    • Sun, June 23rd (in 5 weeks)

      1:30 pm–3:30 pm

    • 1:30 pm–3:30 pm

      every month on the 4th Sunday

    • 1:30 pm–3:30 pm

      every month on the 2nd Sunday

    Map of St. Vincent de Paul Tampa - St Lawrence

    Location

    5225 North Himes Avenue

    Northwest Tampa, FL 33614

    directions

    Contact

    (813) 875-4040

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    Food pantry (groceries)

    St. Vincent de Paul - St Mary

    1 hour 14 minutes

    average wait time


    • Offerings

      • Free Groceries
      • Diapers and Clothes upon availability
    • Info

      • Open to all
      • Client can visit: Once a week
      • Closed on major holidays

    Schedule

    • Next Tuesday

      8:30 am–11:30 am

    • Tue, June 4th (in 2 weeks)

      8:30 am–11:30 am

    • Tue, June 11th (in 3 weeks)

      8:30 am–11:30 am

    • 8:30 am–11:30 am

      every week on Tuesday

    Map of St. Vincent de Paul - St Mary

    Location

    14004 North 15th Street

    Tampa, FL 33613

    directions

    Contact

    (813) 263-6979

    www.stmarytampa.org

  5. How do I get food?

    You can receive food by visiting the food pantry or soup kitchen when it’s open. Make sure to check each resource page to see details like address, full schedule, and requirements.

  6. Can someone deliver the food to my house?

    Delivery services are very limited and are reserved for senior citizens or those with serious medical problems. If you believe you fall into either category, let us know and we may be able to help you find options in Hillsborough County.

  7. What do I have to bring?

    Every location is different! Please review the details included on each resource to see whether you need to bring any documentation like ID or proof of address, or supplies like bags to carry the food. If you don’t see any information on the resource, you don’t have to bring anything!

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    Food pantry (groceries)

    Most Holy Redeemer

    56 minutes

    average wait time


    • Requirements

      • First come, first serve: open until food runs out
      • Drive-Thru Only
    • Offerings

      • Free Groceries

    Schedule

    • Next Tuesday

      9:00 am–11:00 am

      • Drive-Thru Only
    • Tue, June 4th (in 2 weeks)

      9:00 am–11:00 am

      • Drive-Thru Only
    • Tue, June 11th (in 3 weeks)

      9:00 am–11:00 am

      • Drive-Thru Only
    • 9:00 am–11:00 am

      every week on Tuesday

    Map of Most Holy Redeemer

    Location

    10110 North Central Avenue

    Tampa, FL 33612

    directions

    Contact

    (813) 932-0207

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    Food pantry (groceries)

    Waters Avenue Church/ The Well

    average user rating


    Info

    Sign up online every Monday at exactly 12pm at https://waitwhile.com/locations/kinshipfreemarket and closes as soon as the registry is full which is a few minutes.

    • Requirements

      • Registration on website required
    • Offerings

      • Free Groceries

    Schedule

    • Next Monday

      6:30 pm–8:00 pm

    • Mon, June 3rd (in 2 weeks)

      6:30 pm–8:00 pm

    • Mon, June 10th (in 3 weeks)

      6:30 pm–8:00 pm

    • 6:30 pm–8:00 pm

      every week on Monday

    Map of Waters Avenue Church/ The Well

    Location

    609 West Waters Avenue

    Tampa, FL 33604

    directions
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    Food pantry (groceries)

    Rise Tampa - Sulphur Springs

    23 minutes

    average wait time


    Info

    -They will resume distribution in August https://web.facebook.com/risetampa?_rdc=1&_rdr

    • Requirements

      • Call in advance for services
    • Offerings

      • Free Groceries

    Schedule

    • Next Monday

      9:00 am–5:00 pm

    • Next Tuesday

      9:00 am–5:00 pm

    • Next Wednesday

      9:00 am–5:00 pm

    • 9:00 am–5:00 pm

      every week on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday

    Map of Rise Tampa - Sulphur Springs

    Location

    8218 North Marks Street

    Tampa, FL 33604

    directions
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    Food pantry (groceries)

    A Blessing Food Pantry

    1 hour 10 minutes

    average wait time


    • Requirements

      • Food pantry: Needs to fill out a form
    • Offerings

      • Free Groceries
    • Info

      • Client can visit: Once a week
      • Closed on major holidays

    Schedule

    • Next Wednesday

      8:00 am–12:00 pm

      • First come, first serve: open until food runs out
    • Next Friday

      7:00 am–9:00 am

      • First come, first serve: open until food runs out
    • Wed, June 5th (in 2 weeks)

      8:00 am–12:00 pm

      • First come, first serve: open until food runs out
    • 8:00 am–12:00 pm

      every week on Wednesday

    • 7:00 am–9:00 am

      every week on Friday

    Map of A Blessing Food Pantry

    Location

    920 East Sitka Street

    Tampa, FL 33604

    directions

    Contact

    (813) 240-8774

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    Food pantry (groceries)

    Hope Effect Food Pantry

    12 minutes

    average wait time


    • Requirements

      • ID required
    • Offerings

      • Free Groceries
      • Clients can visit: Once a month

    Schedule

    • Next Sunday

      9:00 am

    • Next Thursday

      2:00 pm

    • Sun, June 2nd (in 2 weeks)

      9:00 am

    • 2:00 pm

      every week on Thursday

    • 9:00 am

      every week on Sunday

    Map of Hope Effect Food Pantry

    Location

    5102 West Linebaugh Avenue

    Tampa, FL 33624

    directions
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    Food pantry (groceries)

    Kaye Prox Food Bank

    39 minutes

    average wait time


    Info

    We check ID at first visit, and we require that clients register with us if they decide to return for a second visit (we have a form they can fill out).

    • Requirements

      • Zip code restrictions
      • Bring ID and proof of residence
      • Registration required on site
      • First come, first serve: open until food runs out
      • Drive-Thru Only
    • Offerings

      • Free Groceries

    Schedule

    • Today

      2:00 pm–3:00 pm

      • First come, first serve: open until food runs out
      • Drive-Thru Only
    • Fri, May 31st (next week)

      2:00 pm–3:00 pm

      • First come, first serve: open until food runs out
      • Drive-Thru Only
    • Fri, June 7th (in 2 weeks)

      2:00 pm–3:00 pm

      • First come, first serve: open until food runs out
      • Drive-Thru Only
    • 2:00 pm–3:00 pm

      every week on Friday

    Map of Kaye Prox Food Bank

    Location

    8401 West Hillsborough Avenue

    Tampa, FL 33615

    directions
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    Food pantry (groceries)

    SVDP West Hillsborough District Pantry

    2 hours 20 minutes

    average wait time


    Info

    Registration done upon arrival.

    • Requirements

      • ID required
      • Registration required on site
      • Financial assistance for some bills, proof required
    • Offerings

      • Free Groceries

    Schedule

    • Next Monday

      8:00 am–10:00 am

    • Next Wednesday

      8:00 am–10:00 am

    • Next Friday

      8:00 am–10:00 am

    • 8:00 am–10:00 am

      every week on Monday, Wednesday, Friday

    Map of SVDP West Hillsborough District Pantry

    Location

    12310 North Nebraska Avenue

    Tampa, FL 33612

    directions

    Contact

    (813) 977-7057

    http://svdptampa.org

  15. Do I need an appointment?

    Every location is different! Some places in Hillsborough County accept appointments, some require it, and others allow walk-ins. Please review all details on the resource page to understand how you should prepare for your visit.

  16. What kind of food do they have?

    Food pantries offer grocery-style items such as canned food, fresh produce, and dry goods like pasta or rice that you can cook yourself. Soup kitchens offer ready-to-eat items like hot meals or sandwiches. All of these locations may have different options on different days, so it is hard to tell what each one of them will offer any given day.

  17. Do they have vegetables?

    Pantries may have different options at different times, so it is hard to tell what each one of them will offer any given day. Most pantries in Hillsborough County do give out some form of vegetables, but they may be canned items.

  18. Do they have meat?

    Pantries may have different options on different days, so it’s hard to tell what each one of them will offer any given day.

  19. Any pantries open today?

    If you’ve signed up for personalized assistance through our text message helpline, please take a look at the links we’ve sent you! If none of the resources we’ve sent are open today, let us know and we can search for additional options. Here’s a list of everything in Hillsborough County that’s open today: Kaye Prox Food Bank

  20. Where are you located?

    Because our work is mostly virtual, the Lemontree team works remotely, and we don’t have an office in Hillsborough County for in-person visits. You can always reach us by texting 90847 between 10am-6pm, every day of the week.